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How much is 120?

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It's about three-fifths the number of Bones in the Human Body.
In other words, 120 is 0.583 times the count of Bones in the Human Body, and the count of Bones in the Human Body is 1.72 times that amount.
(adult, excluding sesamoid bones and ossicles)
The adult human body contains 206 bones. A newborn's body contains more bones — 270 — with unfused bone segments in the legs, arms, head, and face.
It's about two times the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, 120 is 2.2 times the count of Countries in Africa, and the count of Countries in Africa is 0.45 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)
The continent of Africa includes 54 sovereign countries recognized by the United Nations as of 2016. It is the second-most populous continent in the world, with 1.1 billion inhabitants.
It's about two-fifths the number of Words in the Gettysburg Address.
In other words, 120 is 0.441 times the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address, and the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address is 2.27 times that amount.
(Bliss text)
It's about two-fifths the number of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States.
In other words, 120 is 0.435 times the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States, and the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States is 2.3 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (includes Major, Minor, and Independent Leagues)
It's about two-fifths the number of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body.
In other words, the count of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body is 3 times 120.
(Serpentes) (Approximate)
It's about two-and-a-half times the number of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth.
In other words, the count of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth is 0.4 times 120.
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
It's about two-fifths the number of Beatles Songs.
In other words, 120 is 0.388 times the count of Beatles Songs, and the count of Beatles Songs is 2.58 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Beatles) (1958 thru 1996)
On a total of 58 albums, the Beatles recorded 309 songs during their performing career (with three of the songs released only on post-breakup Anthology albums after 1970). Of their catalog, a total of thirteen songs were number-one chart hits in both the US and the UK.